Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a mosque in Barrhaven southwest of Ottawa Sunday after the terrorist attack against two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
A spokesperson for Trudeau said in a statement on Monday that the prime minister’s visit aimed to show his solidarity with the Muslim community following the “senseless” terrorist attack in Christchurch.
New Zealand’s prime minister called it one of the country’s “darkest days.”
Trudeau was at the South Nepean Muslim Community mosque in Barrhaven for a private meeting with members of the congregation, he added.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) broadcast videos’ about Trudeau’s entry into the mosque.
Trudeau made a telephone call with his New Zealand’s counterpart, in which he expressed condolences in the killing of 50 people in the terrorist attacks.
Source: Jordan News Agency